Can I Get Rid of Potential Bed Bugs In Used Goods?

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Q: Hi! I live in NYC, where bedbugs can be an issue. (My apt. had them last summer-- nightmare!!) Now I'm paranoid about buying secondhand/vintage furniture, especially because the bugs can live in wood as well as fabric. But there are so many good and budget-friendly finds on craigslist and in thrift stores...

Any suggestions for how to buy safely or how to completely get rid of potential bugs in used goods?

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Janel Laban is the Executive Editor of Apartment Therapy and has been working here, at the dreamiest of dream jobs, since March 2006.